Applied Behavior Analysis Undergraduate Certificate
The Applied Behavior Analysis Undergraduate Certificate from Temple’s College of Education and Human Development prepares students to further their education in the field and pursue careers that focus on applying behavior analysis in community settings.
Through the certificate program, students learn how to analyze environment-behavior interactions in order to develop ecologically sound, individualized interventions. Students will learn to apply the science of behavior analysis to various populations in diverse settings.
The program is designed to allow students to meet the coursework requirements for the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst credential. It also prepares those students who wish to further their studies to apply for the Master of Science in Education degree in Applied Behavior Analysis.
The certificate program requires 15 credits for completion, and can be completed in less than one year as a full-time student, and two years as a part-time student. The maximum amount of time allowed to complete the program is four years. All courses are taught on Temple’s Main Campus.
Classes & Curriculum
The following courses are required for completion of the certificate.
- Analyzing and Changing Behavior
- Concepts and Principles of Behavior Analysis
- Ethics and Applied Behavior Analysis
- Evaluating Behavior Change Interventions
- Understanding Autism
Related Graduate Degrees
- Applied Behavior Analysis MSEd
- Early Childhood & Special Education MEd
- Middle Grades & Special Education MEd
- Secondary Education & Special Education MEd
- School Psychology EdS
- School Psychology PhD
Related Graduate Certificates
The Applied Behavior Analysis certificate helps prepare students who want to pursue careers that involve
- behavioral health;
- clinical consultation;
- general and special education teachers;
- organizational behavior management; and